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Ras il-Hobz Urban Wastewater Treatment Plant

Agglomeration view on a map with some info

UWWTP : Ras il-Hobz Urban Wastewater Treatment Plant - Identifier : MTGSTP - Status : Active - Connected - Reporting year : 2018
Region (NUTS) Code : MT002 - Region (NUTS) Name : Gozo and Comino / Għawdex u Kemmuna

compliance Time Line
List of all the year available for the agglomeration

2014

2016

2018

 
Compliant
 
Not compliant
 
Not relevant
 
No information
 
?


Description
Load entering UWWTP (p.e.): 
load expressed in population equivalent shall be calculated on the basis of the maximum average weekly load entering the treatment plant during the year, excluding unusual situations such as those due to heavy rain (Article 4 of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive 91/271/CE)
67 599
Method used to determine the load : 
Not available
Rate of entering load transported to this UWWTP by trucks (%): 
Not available
Physical Capacity (p.e.): 
46 000
Waste water treated (m3/y): 
Volume of waste water treated and partially treated in the UWWTP
1 489 956
Method used to determine the volume of waste water treated: 
M
Treatment performance: BOD5: 
Biological Oxygen Demand
Pass
Treatment performance: COD: 
Chemical Oxygen Demand
Fail
Treatment performance: TSS: 
Total Suspended Solids
Pass
Treatment performance: Total nitrogen: 
Sum of total kjeldahl nitrogen (organic, ammonia and ammonium), nitrate and nitrite
NR
Treatment performance: Total phosphorus: 
Sum of dissolved phosphorus and insoluble phosphorus
NR
Treatment performance: Other: 
e.g. e-coli
NR
Compliance: 
Not compliant
Treatment type in place: 
More stringent treatment
Treatment required: 
Secondary treatment
Treatment met: 
Yes
Performance met: 
No
In cause of failure: Bad operating/Bad design or dimensioning: 
0
In cause of failure: Bad design or dimensioning: 
0
In cause of failure: Further information on cause of failure: 
Overload from farmyard waste that was meant to be disconnected from the sewerage network.
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Load and concentration per parameter :

Incoming Discharged Rate
BOD 679 t/year 55 t/year 91.9%
455.72 mg/l 36.91 mg/l
COD 1516 t/year 414 t/year 72.7%
1017.48 mg/l 277.86 mg/l
Nitrogen 116 t/year 19 t/year 83.6%
77.85 mg/l 12.75 mg/l
Phosphorus 16 t/year 6 t/year 62.5%
10.74 mg/l 4.03 mg/l
* Concentration calculated using the annual load and the annual volume of wastewater treated.
Incoming and discharged loads (t/year)
See the data table
Graphical network summary
Network
Agglomerations : 1 Agglomeration : Gozo Main
(Generated
Network
Network
N
Network
SAND
Network
reseau
1 DCP(S)
Discharge point: Ras il-Hobz
(NA)

    Main treatment :
  • Network : Compliant
  • Network : Not compliant
  • Network : No information / Not relevant
    More stringent treatment :
    Performance :
  • Network : Pass performance
  • Network : Fail performance
  • Network : Not relevant

    Type :
  • N : Nitrogen removal
  • P : Phosphorus removal
  • UV : UV treatment
  • MICRO : Micro Filtration

    Type :
  • CHLOR : Chlorination
  • OZONE : Ozonation
  • SAND : Sand filtration
  • O : Other more stringent
    Discharge point :
  • Network : Discharge point
  • DCP(S) : Discharge point(s)
Waste Water Network Connexions
Linked agglomeration(s): 
Linked receiving area(s): 
Not available
Linked discharge point(s): 
Site information
Characteristics
 36.01890000
 14.27780000
Date of closing: 

Not provided

Explanation for closing: 

Not provided

ID of the successor: 

Not provided

Primary treatment: 
Yes
Secondary treatment: 
Yes
N removal: 
Yes
P removal: 
No
UV: 
No
Ozonation: 
No
Sand filtration: 
Yes
Chlorination: 
No
Micro filtration: 
No
Other treatment: 
No
Other type of more stringent treatment: 

Not provided

Other type of more stringent : 

Not provided

ID of E-PRTR facility: 

Not provided

Accidents: 
No
Remarks: 

Not provided